Delaware County

Mental Health And Recovery Services Board Members Sought

25 Apr , 2019  

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is currently seeking three members to appoint to the Delaware-Morrow Mental Health & Recovery Services Board. This Board consists of fourteen (14) members, each of whom serves a four (4) year term. The Board of Commissioners is seeking to appoint two citizen members for terms that would begin July 1, 2019, and expire June 30, 2023, and one to fill an unexpired term ending June 30, 2022 More…

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History/Tourism

Zoofari Date Set

25 Apr , 2019  

For one special night of the year at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, adults can explore the park after dark while enjoying delicious food, signature cocktails and live music—all to benefit the Zoo’s conservation education programs.

Zoofari, a 48-year-old tradition and presented by Fifth Third Bank, will be held on June 15 from 7 PM to 1 PM. This signature, adults-only fundraising celebration is one of Central Ohio’s hottest summer parties, and proceeds from this party with a purpose benefit the Zoo’s conservation education programs. More…

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Life in Delaware County

ODNR, Coast Guard, Cabela’s Team For Free Boat Safety Checks

24 Apr , 2019  

Spring and summer typically see Ohioans return to the state’s waterways and lakes.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Division 18 and Columbus Cabela’s are encouraging central Ohioans to prepare for the boating season and visit the Columbus Cabela’s store, located at 1650 Gemini Place, on Saturday, April 27, from 11 AM to 2 PM to get a free vessel safety check. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Retirement Ready Expo This Saturday

24 Apr , 2019  

SourcePoint is hosting the Retirement Ready Expo this Saturday, April 27 from 9 AM to noon at 800 Cheshire Road in Delaware.

Presented by Polaris Retirement Community, the Retirement Ready Expo is designed to benefit adults ages 55 and older who are planning now for a better retirement. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Letterboxing At Preservation Parks This Summer

23 Apr , 2019  

Updated; The fun of letterboxing returns soon with the 2019 Summer Letterboxing Adventure at Preservation Parks locations.

This year’s edition provides a bit of a change from previous editions. For one thing, four of the hidden boxes can only be found through undertaking multiple steps, while the other four will be at the same difficulty-to-find level as in previous years. More…

Delaware

Health District Shares Plans for New Facility In Delaware

23 Apr , 2019  

At Monday evening’s meeting of Delaware City Council, some good news was shared with those in attendance by Health Commissioner Sheila Hiddleson of the Delaware General Health District.

Sharing that the District has “way outgrown” its current properties on Winter Street, Hiddleson conveyed the body’s hopes to relocate in the near future to a newly constructed facility within the city. More…

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Sports

Buckeye Valley Summer Sports Camps Set

22 Apr , 2019  

The Buckeye Valley High School Baseball coaches and players will be hosting its annual Summer Youth Camp June 3, 4, and 5. Campers entering into grades 1 through 8 are invited to attend. The cost of the camp is $60 and each camp participant will receive a BV Baseball shirt. More…

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Life in Delaware County

City Of Delaware Flushing Its Hydrants

22 Apr , 2019  

One of the routine duties during spring for local cities is the flushing of water hydrants.

Hydrant flushing releases water at a high rate of speed. Through the procedure, an adequate amount of water flow can be assured for fire fighters, residents, and businesses. It also assists in maintaining water quality through the elimination of iron and mineral deposits from water mains. More…

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Business

Chase Sponsoring 2019 BIA Parade Of Homes

21 Apr , 2019  

The Building Industry Association of Central Ohio (BIA) has announced that Chase is its presenting sponsor for the 2019 BIA Parade of Homes, to be held July 13-28 at the new Evans Farm development located in Lewis Center. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Connecting With The World

21 Apr , 2019  

This past week, Ohio Wesleyan University announced the awarding of more than $107,300 in spring semester Theory-to-Practice Grants to support 17 OWU Connection experiences around the world.

The OWU Connection uses Theory-to-Practice Grants, Travel-Learning Courses, internships and externships, semester abroad opportunities, and more to help students think big (understand issues from multiple academic disciplines), go global (gain international perspective), and get real (translate classroom knowledge into real-world experience). More…

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Life in Delaware County

Delaware County Regains Title As Ohio’s Fastest Growing County

20 Apr , 2019  

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Delaware County has regained its title as the fastest growing county in Ohio, based on the most recent annual population-growth rate. Though it never lost the lead in the growth rate since the last U.S. Census in 2010, last year was the first time in a long time that another county inched ahead. That was neighboring Union County. More…

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Life in Delaware County

How Safe Is Your Town?

19 Apr , 2019  

How safe are Delaware County and area cities as compared to the rest of Ohio?

SafeWise recently released its fifth annual Safest Cities report. The news was fairly good for the Buckeye State and the local area. More…

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Business

COhatch’s The Pub Opens This Month With The Side Street Festival

18 Apr , 2019  

It’s COhatch’s most innovative location to date, and it’s opening at Polaris Fashion Place later this month.

It’s called The Pub. As noted in the Instagram post below,the location is unique in providing both office space for daytime use and social/gathering space for the evening hours.

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